Prince George's County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association


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PGCVFRA Chiefs Council meeting

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No Caption Passing of Charlie Phillips

PGCVFRA PIO, March 23

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Phillips family and all at Morningside Volunteer Fire Department.

Charlie dedicated 70 years of Volunteer service as a Life Member of Morningside VFD, past Prince Georges County Fire Commissioner, and long time member of the PGCVFRA Board of Directors. He will be missed by all.

The following is the memorial and repast information for Charlie Phillips.

Lee Funeral ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Past President Chuck Walker Named MSFA 2nd VP

PGCVFRA PIO, March 14

We would like to congratulate PGCVFRA Past President and Chillum Adelphi Volunteer Fire Department Life Member on his appointment as 2nd Vice President of the Maryland State Firemens Association. Chuck has served in many roles over the years in Prince Georges County. He most recently served as the Prince Georges County representative to the MSFA Executive Committee.
We would also like to congratulate ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, March 14

We all need to be aware of the dangers of PTSD in the Volunteer Fire and EMS service. It's important for us to look out for each other because one 1st Responder lost to suicide is one too many.

Thank you to the team from Badges United Foundation that took time for the presentation at our monthly meeting tonight.
Please don't hesitate to ask for help...
https://badgesunitedfoundation.org/... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA Chiefs Council Meeting @ Co.9

PGCVFRA PIO, March 13

The March meeting of the PGCVFRA Volunteer Chiefs Council will be hosted by the Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department on Thursday 3/28/19 @ 7pm at Station 9.

All Volunteer Chief Officers of PGCVFRA Member Companies are invited and encouraged to attend. Participation and input from all Volunteer Departments is needed to help guide the future sucess of our service to the citizens.

The Chair has requested ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, March 12

The Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association and Ladies Auxiliary are proud to have our 2019 Annual Convention hosted by the Accokeek Volunteer Fire Department. The Officers and Members of Company 24 are already hard at work on plans for an outstanding Convention. We will post details as soon as they become available. Start making plans to join us in September.

The Accokeek VFD will ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Thank You to Prince Georges County Government

PGCVFRA PIO, February 23

The Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association serves as the advocate for the current and future success of our 36 Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments within Prince Georges County. Our goal is to support the Volunteer Service providers which include approximately 1000 currently certified first responders as well as hundreds of Volunteer support staff throughout the county. As we work ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Free National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Training

PGCVFRA PIO, February 22

Want to Make a Difference in Your Community?

In 2018 Volunteer & Career units in Prince Georges County responded to 151,538 calls for EMS service. That is an increase of 3% over 2017 calls for service. You can take an active role in your community by serving as a Volunteer Emergency Medical Technician in one of our Voluntneer Fire & EMS Departments.

If you can....
*Dedicate time for training
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Allentown Road Volunteers Add Ambulance

PGCVFRA PIO, February 16

Congratulations to the Officers and Members of the Allentown Road Volunteer Fire Department on the addition of a Volunteer owned Ambulance to serve the citizens of their community. This is another resource added to the large Volunteer owned apparatus fleet which serves the citizens of Prince Georges County.... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, January 13

The 2019 VRS schedule has been released by the Prince Georges County Fire Commission.....

2019 VOLUNTEER RECRUIT SCHOOL (VRS) SCHEDULE
January 2019: 21, 22, 23, & 25 CPR would be January 23rd
February 2019: 18, 19, 20, & 22 CPR would be February 20th
March 2019: 18, 19, 20 & 22 CPR would be March 20th
April 2019: 15, 16, 17 & 19 CPR would be April 17th
May 2019: 20, 21, 22 & 24 CPR would ... (Full Story & Photos)

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MSFA Recruitment & Retention Mtg. @ Co.13

PGCVFRA PIO, January 10

Volunteer Recruitment Teams...
Here is an opportunity to network with other recruiters and catch up on statewide efforts

The January 2019 MSFA Recruitment & Retention Committee meeting will be held at the Riverdale Heights Volunteer Fire Department in Riverdale, Maryland on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm (weather dependent).

If you plan on attending, please email me at BClementsMSFA@gmail.com ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, January 05

The Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad Co.49 will host the January Meeting of the Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association on Wednesday 1/9/19 @ 7:30pm. The meeting will be held at the Laurel Police Department facility at 811 5th Street in Laurel. Dinner will be provided.

All members any Volunteer Fire Department in Prince Georges County are welcome and encouraged to attend.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Happy Holidays!

PGCVFRA PIO, December 24

The Officers of the Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association and Ladies Auxiliary wish all of the Volunteers in Prince Georges County a Happy and Safe Holiday. We extend our heartfelt thanks for all of your hard work and dedication to serve the citizens Fire, EMS, and Support needs each and every day.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Volunteers Donate Bikes to Toys For Tots

PGCVFRA PIO, December 12

As has become tradition, Volunteer Fire Departments from throughout Prince Georges County have come together to help children in need in our communities. The program led by 2nd Vice President Vic Whipple and Brandywine VFD Life Member Glenn Johnson brought in over 50 bicycles.... (Full Story & Photos)

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College Park Volunteers Add New Ambulance

PGCVFRA PIO, December 01

Congratulations to the Officers and Members of College Park Volunteer Fire Department on the delivery of their new Volunteer owned Ambulance. We appreciate the hard work that goes into bringing this resource to serve the citizens of Prince Georges County.... (Full Story & Photos)

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2nd Vice President Vic Whipple, November 12

Once again this year, the PGCVFRA is proud to sponsor our annual bike donation challenge to member companies. This has been a very successful event for many years and makes the holiday a bit happier for for some young citizens in our communities. Let's make this year another great holiday event !

Please see the flyer for additional details.... (Full Story & Photos)

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